White fillings used to restore the function of teeth that have dental decay, have been damaged from trauma and may be used as a cosmetic dentistry option for cosmetic bonding treatments. At 8th Street Dental, we are pleased to offer you the option of white dental fillings, here in our Airdrie Dental Practice.
Traditional dental filling materials, which are best known as silver fillings, are not always the most aesthetically pleasing option for restoring the function of your teeth. White filling materials have been used for over 20 years, and many patients prefer white fillings over silver fillings for many reasons. After Dr. Rahul Mathur prepares your tooth, he will place the white filling material in thin layers, to rebuild the structure of your tooth. A special light is used to completely set the white filling material making it very hard and durable against normal biting forces. Dr. Mathur will shape and polish the white filling for a smooth finish, and so it bites together correctly against the opposing teeth.
The Benefits of White Fillings
The most obvious benefit of white fillings is the aesthetic results that Dr. Rahul Mathur is able to achieve because he is able to blend different shades of white filling material to match the natural remaining tooth structure.
White filling material bonds directly to the tooth remaining tooth structure, reducing the instance of breakage and to insulate the tooth from temperature changes.
We know that your smile is important to you and restoring damaged and decayed teeth with our Fillings is one of the many dental health services that we offer at 8th Street Dental.